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        Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life among the Lowly

      The Limited Editions Club, New York 1938 - Signed by illustrator. Copy number 458 of 1500 copies made for the members of the Limited Editions Club. Publisher's half brown morocco over marbled boards, gilt lettering on spine, all edges marbled. Illustrated with B&W lithographs by Miguel Covarrubias. One volume in grey slipcase. A few small, very light stains on spine, volume shows very mild shelf-wear, else fine; unmarked, tight, square, and clean. Slipcase shows some wear, NEAR FINE/VERY GOOD (Slipcase). . B&W Lithographs. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. xv, (iii), 294, (3) pp. Signed by Illustrator [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Round Table Books, LLC]
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        UNCLE TOM'S CABIN

      New York: Limited Editions Club, 1938. Hardcover. Spine pleasantly sunned. About Fine in a Very Good slipcase with some tape repairs. Miguel Covarrubias. Quarto (7-1/2" x 10-1/2") bound in half brown morocco with morocco corners and marbled boards. Introduction by Raymond Weaver. Copy #1377 of 1500 copies illustrated with 16 powerful lithographs drawn on the stone by Miguel Covarrubias and SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, ABAA ]
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        Dictator's Way.

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1938 - Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in red. With the dust jacket. Foxing to edges and contents; an excellent copy in the bright jacket that has a sunned spine. First edition, first impression. A detective novel featuring Detective Sergeant Bobby Owen of Scotland Yard, and published in the US later the same year under the title Death of a Tyrant. The publisher's retained copy with their stamp to the front panel of the dust jacket, the front pastedown and the title page. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Summing Up.

      London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1938 - Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in gilt, device to the front board in gilt, buff endpapers. With the dust jacket. A fine copy in the jacket with short closed tears to spine ends and head of front panel. First edition, first impression. Stott A53a. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        [Sixteen Original Publicity Stills for:] PYGMALION

      [Culver City: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1938. [16]pp. Sixteen original 8 x 10" b & w stills. One has reproduction scaling notes on verso and in margin, as well as signs of mounting tabs and an agency stamp, a few others bear pencil annotations on versos, but otherwise very good to near fine. An unusually large and representative collection of the publicity stills released to promote the US release of the 1938 British film adaptation of Shaw's play, starring Leslie Howard and Wendy Hiller, directed by Howard and Anthony Asquith. All but one have a printed descriptive squib either printed or mounted on the verso, and the exception has lost its former squib. Shaw participated in the writing of the scenario, which resulted in his receipt of an Oscar and his controversial response.

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        SELECTED POETRY OF ROBINSON JEFFERS.

      New York: Random House, 1938. : , 1938. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Interesting association copy INSCRIBED for noted bibliophile Albert Bender "by his friend" and dated at Tor House, Carmel in 1938 underneath four lines of poetry in Jeffers' hand. Further inscribed by Bender to noted San Franciscan Marjorie Gunst in 1939. (Gunst was one of the founders of the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library and much later was instrumental in the building of the new library.) Bookplate of Bender on front pastedown. Index of first lines.xvii, 622 pp. A lovely copy, just about fine in tan cloth with a printed label on the spine, but lacking the dj - .

      [Bookseller: Bookfever]
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        Hermann Göring; Werk und Mensch

      Zentralverlag der NSDAP, Franz Eher Nachf, München 1938 - 8vo. 345, [2], pp. Illustrated. Cloth, gilt, very good. (41693). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bauer Rare Books]
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        Jungle Trails in Northern India.

      London: Methuen and Company, 1938.. RARE FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp.[10], 278. With 24 photographic plates including a frontispiece. In publisher's orange cloth with gilt titles to spine. With rare original dust-jacket. Maps printed to endpapers. Some damage to head of spine. Jacket spine sunned, with loss to head and tail, and minor chipping and rubbing along all edges. Some light restoration to upper jacket flap. The author was an administrator in India, an officer in the Bengal Civil Service

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Lions and Shadows.

      London: Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press,, 1938. An Education in the Twenties. Octavo. Original blue cloth lettered in black. With the dust jacket. Portrait frontispiece. Spine and top edge browned, slight bumps to head of spine, light rubbing to extremities, an excellent copy in the jacket with nicks to extremities. First edition, first impression, in the attractive dust jacket designed by Robert Medley.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        American Photographs (in Dustjacket)

      New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1938. Cloth. Very Good +/Good. The 1938 1st edition of this seminal title in American documentary photography. A very solid copy but with a Good only dustjacket, 10% of which is missing. The book itself is tight, clean and VG+, with just a touch of light soiling at the rear panel's bottom-edge. The dustjacket though has some issues: a sizeable section of the front flap-fold is gone and both the front and rear flaps are detached and laid-in. This is an ideal "starter" copy of the original printing, moderately priced in any kind of dustjacket and still somewhat presentable. Octavo, 5,000 copies issued. Evans's crisp, epoch-defining black-and-white photos along the rectos.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA ]
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        American Photographs

      New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1938. First edition. Hardcover. vg. 1/5000. 8vo. 198pp. Black cloth with title plate on spine. Head of spine slightly frayed, wear to corners. Waterstain on top right corner of front board affecting first few pages. Signature of previous owner in pencil on free front endpaper. Lacking the errata slip. Fascinating look at some of the work of Walker Evans (1903-1975), the great American Social Realist photographer. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of b/w photographs. The images for this edition were chosen by Evans himself. The work was published for an exhibit at The Museum of Modern Art in New York showing Evans' work for the first time. With an essay by Lincoln Kirstein. Very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Eric Chaim Kline - Bookseller ]
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        La conspiration

      Edition of wich no leading copies exists, review copy.Signed autograph of Paul Nizan to Marcel Arland.Nice copy. Gallimard Paris 1938 12x19cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        On the Frontier: A Melodrama in Three Acts

      New York: Random House. (1938). First. First edition. A couple of modest dampstains on the front endpapers, very good or better, lacking the dustwrapper. Signed by Auden on the title page. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Summing Up - SIGNED by the Author

      Heinemann, 1938 A first edition, first printing published by Heinemann in 1938. A very good+ book with a small light stain to the front board. No inscriptions, SIGNED by the Author t the half title page to Sydney Searle. In a very good unclipped wrapper with some light wear and some small chips to the edges, with some neat small internal invisible repairs. Rare signed.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        OF HUMAN BONDAGE

      New Haven: Limited Editions Club, 1938. Hardcover. Spines a little sunned, as usual. Close to Fine in a Fine slipcase especially made by the publisher for this copy and differing slightly from the original. John Sloan. Two octavo volumes (6" x 9") bound in the original imported speckled linen with leather labels. Introduction by Theodore Dreiser. Illustrated with 16 ORIGINAL ETCHINGS by John Sloan. Of a total of 1500 copies SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page, this copy is not numbered (in place of the number is written in ink "Office Copy") and bears the Club's blindstamp stating it is one of 25 presentation copies. Monthly Letter laid in.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, ABAA ]
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        Deutschland. Schlesien. Riesengebirge. Graftschaft Glatz.

      Karl Baedeker Leipzig 1938 - Second edition. xlviii, 270pp, 28 maps, 28 plans, 14 town plans and one panorama, original coarse-grained variant binding, original pictorial dustjacket with one corner very slightly torn; otherwise a superb copy. This is the second and last edition of this title and is much extended. Endpapers dated "Januar 1939". Hinrichsen D248 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        Bumble Bugs and Elephants - A Big and Little Book

      William R. Scott , New York 1938 - Large square 4to. 9x9 inches. This is a rare copy of a singular collaboration by Wise Brown and Hurd, words and images perfectly suited to one to the other. In vivid color on each page. Signed by Hurd, "for Brad & Josephine - Clemm ". on the reverse of front cover, in pencil. The book's 12 pages are printed on near cardboard strength paper, attached to a metal 28-ring spiral binding. No markings or flaws, bright, clean and tight. All title page lettering in bright red. The binding is simple gray boards, with a cover oblong image of white elephant, tipped-on. Pictorial DJ is intact and clean, some age darkening near the spiral spine. Spine lightly darkened as well. DJ front flap has $1.00 price. Rear flap has two titles ad - The Little Fireman, and Hurry Hurry, A Tale of Calamity and Woe. Some very light rubbing at corners. Overall condition near Fine to Fine. A very rare book, thus. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Eva Arond]
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        Verve: An Artistic and Literary Quarterly, No. 3 (October - December)

      Paris: Published by the editor, 1938. First edition. Softcover. g- to vg. Folio. 132pp. Original pictorial wrappers by Pierre Bonnard, housed in paper-covered, illustrated box. Lavish in design and challenging in content, this spectacular issue of "Verve," the renown French quarterly review of arts and letters, is dedicated mainly to Islam and the Orient, and is splendidly illustrated throughout with numerous heliogravures in color and gold, illuminations, including four striking lithographs by Marc Chagall, Joan Miro, Rattner, and Paul Klee, three drawings by Matisse, and one by Rembrandt. Photographs by Gaetan Fouquet, Rogi André, Schneider-Lengyel, Pierre Verger, Thérèse Le Prat, Rosie Ney, Zucca, and others. Texts by Rabindranath Tagore, André Siegfried, Pierre Reverdy, Paul Valéry, Louis Massignon, Henri Michaux, Elisabeth de Gramont, André Malraux, Paul Claudel, Georges Bataille and others. The magazine's publisher, Stratis Eleftheriades (1889 - 1983) who took the nom de plume of Tériade, was a native of Mytilene who went to Paris in 1915 at the age of eighteen to study law, but instead became an art critic, and patron of the arts. From 1937 to 1975 he commissioned various individuals of the pinnacle artists and philosophers such as Picasso, Matisse, René Daumal in the first half of the century to produce series of works for this legendary journal whose 38 issues published between 1937 and 1960 were a promenade of covers and interior art by Chagall, Bonard, Matisse, Picasso, Braque, and other distinctive artists of the Paris School. When "Verve" burst onto the streets of Paris in December of 1937 exhibiting a cover by impressionist painter Henri Matisse, it was considered "the most beautiful magazine in the world" by one of its backers. Photographs by Man Ray, Dora Maar, Matthew Brady, Brassai, Cartier-Bresson, Blumenfeld graced many pages and accompanied articles and prose by luminaries of none less identity than John Dos Passos, Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, Andre Malraux, Jean-Paul Sartre, Andre Gide, Albert Camus and others of note, often the presented artists themselves. The magazine was published in both French and English editions. Text in French. Box with a number of mostly closed tears along lips of box, few small chips. Top of box with some tears and wear, including sunning of inside. Wraps and interior of magazine in very good condition. Extremely rare with box.

      [Bookseller: Eric Chaim Kline - Bookseller ]
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        SALOME

      London: Limited Editions Club, 1938. Hardcover. Some typical wrinkling to the covers and pages of the wrappers volume, but with none of the internal foxing often found in this volume, only some mild offsetting to the text from the plates. Sunning to the spine of the hardcover volume. Near Fine in glassine remnants and a Good slipcase with a split at the top edge. Andre Derain and Aubrey Beardsley. Two quarto volumes (8" x 11"), copy #459 of 1500 numbered copies. The first volume in black wrappers is the French original illustrated by Andre Derain with gouache drawings on black paper reproduced through the pochoir process and SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page. The other volume, in gilt-decorated cloth, is the English translation by Lord Alfred Douglas with illustrations from the first edition by Aubrey Beardsley including four omitted from the original.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        La France et son armée

      First edition, one of 29 numbered copies on our fil paper, tirage de tête.Restored tear to foot of spine.An attractive copy with full margins.   Plon Paris 1938 13x19,5cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Vom Kap zum Kibo - Afrikafahrt einer Kameradschaft

      John Meinert, Windhuk 1938 - 190 Seiten mit zahlreichen Abbildungen. Ganzleinen. Zustand: sehr gut, kleine Widmung auf Vorblatt. 800 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Rudloff]
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        Long Valley

      1938. First Edition . STEINBECK, John. The Long Valley. New York: Viking, 1938. Octavo, original half beige cloth, original dust jacket. $2800.First edition of SteinbeckÂ’s “second and arguably best collection,” an anthology of 13 stories—ten appearing here in book form for the first time—along with the first publication of “Flight,” the first public issue of “St. Katy the Virgin” and the first collected printing of SteinbeckÂ’s beloved novella, The Red Pony.""The value of The Long ValleyÂ… Steinbeck's second and arguably best collection of short storiesÂ… cannot be overestimated"" (Railsback & Meyer, 214-15). Upon publication, the 13 stories in The Long Valley earned Steinbeck high praise as ""one of the most richly promising novelists"" of his generation (New York Herald Tribune). The Long Valley contains ""some of the best writing Steinbeck has done"" (San Francisco Chronicle), with ""subtleties of feeling that are the stock in trade of writers like Chekhov, D.H. Lawrence and Katherine MansfieldÂ… The best thing in the book is the three-part story The Red PonyÂ… a masterpiece"" (New Yorker). Containing 13 stories, with the first publication of ""Flight,"" the first collected printing of The Red Pony (issued in a signed limited edition of 699 copies in 1937) and the first public issue of ""St. Katy the Virgin"" (printed in a privately issued signed limited edition of 199 copies in 1936). The additional ten stories were previously serialized in such magazines as Harpers Magazine, Atlantic Monthly and Esquire. Goldstone & Payne A11a. Morrow 90. Gross & Hayman, 28. Bruccoli & Clark I:354. Book about-fine with slight browning to cloth as usual; light edge-wear, faint spine toning, tiny open hole to rear panel of near-fine dust jacket.

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        Arms and the Covenant, inscribed by Churchill in July 1938 to his future wartime Minister of Transport and Minister of Aircraft Production, British aviation pioneer and Member of Parliament Lord Brabazon of Tara

      George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd, London 1938 - This first edition, only printing was inscribed by Winston Churchill in July 1938, during his pre-WWII political exile, to his future wartime Minister of Transport and Aircraft Production, British aviation pioneer and Member of Parliament Lord Brabazon of Tara. Boldly inked in black on the front free endpaper in five lines, the inscription reads: "To | Moore Brab | from | Winston S. Churchill | Jul 1938". Condition approaches very good. The blue cloth binding is square and tight with minor staining to the boards and toning of the spine and upper boards, likely reflecting long-term shelf placement beside smaller volumes. The spine gilt remains clearly legible. The contents show only incidental spotting, primarily confined to the endpapers and page edges, and age-toning to the pages. The author’s inscription is the sole previous ownership mark. Transfer browning typical of this edition (caused by the pastedown glue) has ghosted the inscription onto the half-title. Like Churchill, John Theodore Cuthbert Moore-Brabazon (1884-1964, first baron Brabazon of Tara) was educated at Harrow School. "Attracted to the mysteries of the early internal combustion engine", Moore-Brabazon left Cambridge to become a racing driver, winning the 1907 Circuit des Ardennes before discovering his lifelong passion for aircraft. He became the first Englishman to pilot a heavier-than-air machine under power in England and received the first pilot’s certificate issued by the Royal Aero Club before spending the First World War in charge of the Royal Flying Corps Photographic Section, from 1914-1918. He was decorated with the Military Cross and as a Knight of the Legion d’honneur and twice mentioned in dispatches. In 1918 Moore-Brabazon successfully stood for Parliament as a Conservative, where he served from 1918-1929 and from 1931-1942. Moore-Brabazon and Churchill shared a passion for the air; when Churchill’s appointment as Secretary of State for War and Air in early 1919 was challenged in the House of Commons, Moore-Brabazon "asked the House to approve Churchill’s appointment, declaring: ‘He does enjoy the confidence of most people interested in the air. He has imagination, and I believe he has the movement at heart.’" (Gilbert, Vol. IV, p.201) Moore-Brabazon was invited to become Parliamentary Private Secretary to Churchill. He would remain an important ally in the 1930s. "He supported Churchill’s pleas for a more spirited policy of rearmament throughout the era of appeasement" and in October 1940 became Churchill’s Minister of Transport and was sworn of the Privy Council. In May 1941 he became Minister of Aircraft Production. The two men shared history and perspective. Ironically, it was that shared perspective that cost Moore-Brabazon his political career. Churchill was a voluble pre and post-war critic of Soviet Russia, but during Second World War the Soviets were a vital ally. So when Moore-Brabazon expressed the hope in February 1942 that the German and Russian armies would annihilate one other, he was forced to resign. By April 1942 he was consoled with a peerage. "As a father figure of aeronautical enterprise" Lord Brabazon continued to have significant influence on aviation. He also continued to display characteristic boldness and panache, braving the Cresta racing toboggan run at St. Moritz every year until his death and excelling at several sports well into his eighth decade. (ODNB) Arms and the Covenant contains text from 41 Churchill speeches criticizing British foreign policy, spanning 25 October 1928 to 24 March 1938. It has been called "probably the most crucial volume of speeches that he ever published." (Frederick Woods) A copy of the U.S. edition lay on "President Roosevelt's bedside table, with key passages, including an analysis of the president's peace initiative, underscored." (William Manchester). The British first edition saw only a single printing of 5,000 copies published on 24 June 1938. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        La Nausée

      Gallimard, Paris 1938 - Copy 4 of 15 numbered copies on vélin pur fil (a total of 23 copies printed on this paper, the tirage de tête). Binding by Georges Leroux (1982). Black box calf with inlays of brown ostrich, box calf doublures and chamois suede gardes, edges rough gilt, wrapers and spine preserved, chemise and slipcase in wood veneer and box calf. A similar binding, in red, executed in 1989 on another copy of the same text, was in the Georges Leroux exhibition at the Bibliothéque Nationale. Provenance: Bibliothèque FF, Drouot, 25 May 2002. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thomas A. Goldwasser Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Out of Africa

      Random House, New York 1938 - Gold stamping bright on cloth boards. Very slight rubbing to black spine portion. DJ has slight chipping and the usual fading. Jacket price $2.75 is intact. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Henry Gardiner, Bookseller]
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        A Glorious ink blotter from Sandringham House, (of Teck, 1867-1953, Queen of George V)

      1938 - the blotter is mounted on a papier mache board decorated with a coloured design of pheasants in the landscape near York Cottage, the blotter itself can be revealed by taking the top layer out and laying it into the bottom layer, which has a printed card attached stating that it is a present from Queen Mary, at that time the Queen Mother, She had given it as a gift to Queen Maud of Norway's favourite servant as a memento of the death of Queen Maud, who had died at Sandringham the previous month. It is unusual that Queen Mary would have given an artefact from Sandringham as it is part of a much larger set which is still extant in the house today.

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        La difesa della razza. Direttore Telesio Interlandi.

      Roma, 1938/39, A. II n¡ 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21 di, pp. 48/64 (Il Segretario di Redazione era Giorgio Almirante). Un solo numero privo delle copertine originali, ottimi tutti gli altri. Un numero monografico sulle due razze dell'Asse ed altro "Antirazzisti di tutto il mondo : unitevi !". Tutti quattordici :

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        Money and How It Gets That Way

      Booster Publications, Paris, [1938] - [One of 495 copies] Small 4to Very nice copy, partly unopened. Presentation Copy, inscribed by the author on the dedication page in 1939 to Bertram Rota An Ezra Pound spoof. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Collection of Artwork, Drawing, and Sketches by A S Van Eerde, c1920s - 1940s

      c1920s - 1940s. The collection is overall in good condition. On some pieces there are glue stains on the back. The sketches and notes are on a finer paper, which as caused some very minor tears along the edges on some pieces. Some of the paper is toned and soiled. But overall fine. . A collection of over seventy (70) pieces of artwork by A S Van Eerde. The work is in various stages of completion, such as notes, outlines, sketches, illustrations, and completed works. A S Van Eerde was a commercial artist that designed advertisements for clients. He also sold his own fine art and was a writer/illustrator that did covers and interiors for magazines like "American Legion Weekly", and comic books. He had a short-lived comic strip called "2038 AD: An Excursion to Mars", that ran only four installments in "Amazing Mystery Funnies" comic book series published by Centaur between 1938-1940. Among the collection is a series of six (6) watercolors that depict what "Daddy & Bruce" did during their day together, such as visiting the Museum of Natural History, and the zoo. Another series of six (6) watercolors depict several hilarious moments, such as a young girls 'sensible winter outfit' and an early morning conversation at the bus stop. There are several one off pieces (in ink, pencil or watercolor): rides at an amusement park, a master painter painting using paint by number, a professor putting helium in his car tires instead of air, and sketches of different advertisements, as well as some finished products or possible reference pieces. Please view the collection by clicking on the link: https://goo.gl/photos/ngUyYToJwKYf3XEf6

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        Group of Correspondence: 5 Autograph Letters, signed; and 2 Autograph Notes, signed, to Lord Astor; and 2 Autograph Notes, signed, to Miss Tindersley (Lord Astor's Secretary)

      16 Langford Place St., John's Wood, N.W.8, 1938. 1 vols. 8vo. Fine. 1 vols. 8vo. Dame Laura Knight Fulfills a Horse Portrait Commission from Lord Astor. An inside look at an enterprise by the greatest female Engliish painter of her time, Dame Laura Knight (1877-1970). In 1936, she "was elected Royal Academician, the first woman to become a full member of the Royal Academy". The correspondence concerns Dame Laura's commission to do a picture of two of Lord Astor's horses (Pag-up and Mannamead), to include the making of preparatory studies at the Astor stud. She outlines her prices, ranging "from 350 guineas for about 20 x 24" to "650 guineas for 50 x 40". With a few interesting asides, such as, "I am backing 'Cash Book' for the Derby and I am praying he wins." The picture finished, she comments, "It was a hard subject to paint: two brown horses made an equally divided interest".

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        La Nausée

      Paris: Gallimard, (1938). Copy 4 of 15 numbered copies on vélin pur fil (a total of 23 copies printed on this paper, the tirage de tête). Binding by Georges Leroux (1982). Black box calf with inlays of brown ostrich, box calf doublures and chamois suede gardes, edges rough gilt, wrapers and spine preserved, chemise and slipcase in wood veneer and box calf. A similar binding, in red, executed in 1989 on another copy of the same text, was in the Georges Leroux exhibition at the Bibliothéque Nationale. Provenance: Bibliothèque FF, Drouot, 25 May 2002.

      [Bookseller: Thomas A. Goldwasser Rare Books]
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        Brighton Rock

      The Viking Press, New York, 1938 First edition, first printing.Octavo. Original black and rose pink cloth, titles to spine and rules to boards in silver, blue topstain. With the pictorial dust jacket.Ownership inscription to front pastedown, endleaves browned as usual, but an exceptionally fresh copy in the lightly rubbed and very slightly creased and marked dust jacket. A very decent copy of the true first edition of one of Greene's major successes: the British edition followed later that year.[91]

      [Bookseller: Blakeney Griffin Booksellers Ltd]
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        Oliver Twist

      Richard Bentley, 1938 Three volumes, first edition, first issue, with "Boz" as author and "fireside" plate in Vol. 3. Rebound in handsome decorated leather binding. Repair to hinge in volume 1, volume 2 has some pages cut at the bottom, not affecting text. With the bookplate of Ralph Clutton, probably Rev. Ralph Clutton, vicar of Horsted Keynes, whose family later created a prominent real estate business still in operation today.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        Fireworks. [Newsagent. Original lithograph from High Street]

      Country Life. London 1938 - Single lithographed sheet. Perhaps the iconic Ravilious image, chosen by Ravilious' friend Helen Binyon for the dustjacket of her 1983 memoir and biography of the artist. Cut from a copy of High Street, aquired mounted and framed. Very good condition, residue of mounts to the upper rear of the sheet otherwise no faults. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: David Cornell]
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        Works

      1938. First Edition . Signed. GLASGOW, Ellen. [Works]. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1938. Twelve volumes. Tall octavo, original half vellum over polished maroon linen, purple morocco spine labels, covers embossed with dogwood motif, top edges gilt, uncut. Housed in four original slipcases (three volumes each). $1600.Limited “Virginia Edition,” number 66 of only 810 sets, signed by Glasgow in Volume I, with biographical frontispieces in each volume.This elegantly printed set includes Barren Ground, Miller of Old Church, Vein of Iron, Sheltered Life, Romantic Comedians, They Stooped to Folly, Battle-Ground, Deliverance, Virginia, Voice of the People, Romance of a Plain Man, and Life and Gabriella. Fine condition. one slipcase with expert repairs to seams.

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        THE CASE OF THE SUBSTITUTE FACE

      William Morrow, New York 1938 - Octavo. A very good+ copy with minimal cover edge wear, owner bookplate. In a very good price clipped dust jacket with mild chips and wear. 308 pp. + 5 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Case of the Shoplifter's Shoe

      Morrow, NY 1938 - Near fine attractive copy in a VG Dust Jacket missing several shallow chips and with the usual spine color fading. The 13th Perry Mason title, quite rare in jacket [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mystery Cove Book Shop]
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        THE CASE OF THE SUBSTITUTE FACE

      New York: William Morrow, 1938. First Edition. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Very Good+/Very Good. Octavo. A very good+ copy with minimal cover edge wear, owner bookplate. In a very good price clipped dust jacket with mild chips and wear. 308 pp. + 5 pp.

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.]
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        The Case of the Shoplifter's Shoe

      NY: Morrow, 1938. First Edition. hardcover. Near fine attractive copy in a VG Dust Jacket missing several shallow chips and with the usual spine color fading The 13th Perry Mason title, quite rare in jacket

      [Bookseller: Mystery Cove Book Shop]
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